MSP41: BUYING INTO BIOTECH

Biotech conjures images of cloning, lab meat and mind control. But biotechnology has been fuelling humankind’s progress for thousands of years. Today we look past the fear and celebrate the promise. It’s time to Mattsplain. It’s time to Mattsplain.

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MSP40: QUESTIONS UNANSWERED

Today we’re going to speed through a bunch of the questions that Matt gets asked most often. What do the Facebook and Twitter share price falls mean? Should I invest in crypto currency? Where’s my ray gun? It’s time to Mattsplain. 

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MSP38: OLD TECH IS BETTER TECH

It’s easy to jump on the new tech is better tech bandwagon. But what happens when that new tech is a little bit older and doesn’t perform as well as the technology it replaced? It’s time to Mattsplain.

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MSP37: AN IDIOT'S GUIDE TO SCIENCE

Science. It’s tricky stuff. Just as you think you’ve come to grips with nature’s mysteries, a quantum physicist fires you into another dimension. Should we stop worrying and let Schrödinger’s cat out of the bag? It’s time to Mattsplain. 

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MSP31: Amazon's Age of Empire

While politicians around the world play sport over the rights to publicly grill Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook’s executives, one company seems to be Teflon coated in this age of data scandals. Are we heading for Amazon’s Age of Empire, wonders Kulturpop’s Matt Armitage. Yes, It’s time to Mattsplain.

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MSP23: 101.CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA

Confused by the Cambridge Analytica story? #DeleteFacebook is no solution. We need to completely change the business model of online companies if we want to safeguard our personal information. Follow Matt’s 101 to find out how data companies are using sophisticated psychology to manipulate and nudge our behaviour.  

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KEEP IT FROSTY

Air conditioning has had an enormous impact on modern society, from population migration to architecture to the warehouses that store the Cloud. But is it time we swapped energy intensive air conditioning for microclimate technologies?

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TRUST IN TECH

Attitudes towards Silicon Valley are changing, with an angry sea of voices raging at their tone deaf behaviour and seeming inability to understand or tame the epidemic of fake news. Now is not the time to turn our backs on tech, argues Matt.

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M.Ex3 THEN YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE NEXT

On the show Matt looks at a very simple question: Will the future be easier or harder for the next generation of jobseekers? Automation, robots and artificial and machine intelligence are doing incredible things for us as a species. But will they leave any jobs for the boys [and girls]?

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M.Ex Ep2 SHINY DISCO SATELLITES IN SPACE

On the show Matt & Polly ask: should we be sending junk into space, even if they are giant disco balls and convertible roadsters? What can you do when software breaks your car and no one can fix it? And is your email provider a window into your soul?

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MATT'S MAGIC DIET

Getting in shape can be a maze of pseudoscience, fads and frenzy.  Matt’s Magic Diet won’t make you fit or healthy but it will make him a very rich man. Which would you choose, expert advice or the expertly chosen words of a flimflam merchant?

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Geeks 315

Foldable screens, pagers and nasal bacteria. It's an average day for the Geeks.

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